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Dress It Up Halloween Flower Bouquet
Make flowers for a Halloween treat!
- Time:1 hour
1Project time does not include drying time for the paint. Download and print project template.
2Vase: Spray paint vase Black. (Tip: use spray several thin coats of paint rather than one thick coat.)
Once Black is dry, spraythe vase with Glitter Gold and let it dry.
Trace Poppy template onto Purple Heart cardstock. Vary the size if desired.
Shape the edges of the petals using a pencil.
Cut, fold and glue the bottom of each petal to form a cup shape.
Create a flat spiral on one end of a floral wire stem.
Layer and glue the large cupped petals on first and then the smaller interior ones.
Decorate the center using Halloween buttons of your choice (as shown, project uses Candy Corn).
For the leaves cut an oval shape pointed at one end. Fold in half and glue to the base. Use as many as desired to cover the wire spiral.
If desired smudge some White chalk on the petal edges for contrast.
Trace Chinese Chrysanthemum onto Orange and White chevron cardstock. Vary the size if desired.
Curl the petals using the closed flat edge of your scissors. At the base of the petal place the edge of the closed scissors blades on one side of the petal and your thumb on the other. Run the scissors and your thumb up the petal to curl it. (Tip: if you are using two sided paper remember to curl all your petals in the same direction.)
Cut a circle for your center out of the paper.
Cut a skinny strip of the tissue paper. Pleat fold it and glue around the outer edge of the circle.
Glue the petals to the bottom of the paper disk so they curl over the center.
Add a few petals to the base curling in the opposite direction.
Decorate the center with buttons of your choice (as shown, project uses Spooktacular and Things That Make You Go Boo).
Create a flat spiral at one end of the floral wire.
Glue your flower to the top.
For the leaves, cut a Holly shape on Green Bean cardstock folded in half and glue to cover the wire stem.